Lynnville-Sully Community Education Foundation Director Kyra Smith met with Loren Vos, recipient of Pella Rolscreen Foundation’s Joan Kuyper Farver Spirit Award, on Jan. 12. Vos, a longtime community volunteer, designated the $1,000 award money go to the LSCEF.
Loren Vos of rural Sully was recently honored with Pella Rolscreen Foundation’s Joan Kuyper Farver Spirit Award Honorable Mention. The award is created as a fitting memorial to Chair Emeritus Joan Kuyper Farver recognizing team members who share her caring spirit and passion for community service.
Vos selected the Lynnville-Sully Community Education Foundation as the recipient of the $1,000 monetary prize that accompanies the award. “We hope this grant will help you continue to make a difference,” Karmen Gardner, executive director of Pella Rolscreen Foundation, wrote in a letter to the LSCEF.
Smith and Vos met on Jan. 12 for an official check presentation. LSCEF Director Kyra Smith said, “Loren has been a huge asset to our school and community for many years, and this is a very deserving award to honor his many hours of volunteering with the Sully Ambulance and Fire Crew. We are grateful for his hours of service in the past and look forward to using this grant money to benefit students and staff in the future.”
Vos, a Lynnville-Sully alumni, lived in Sully for many years with his wife Tammy while raising their two sons, who are also L-S graduates. For many years, Vos could be found in the halls at L-S running the clock at basketball games, serving as a school board member, and supporting all Hawk academics and athletics. The community and school continue to benefit from Vos’s many volunteer hours.